Twitter

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Twitter is social networking service working with short messages (< 140 characters) called tweet.

It is a nice tool to send information within and outside the group.

Several users can be connected simultaneously to the same account.

Contents

Login

  • twitter
  • User account: our gmail account
  • Password: ask Charles

Change the style

Change the widget aspect

Create a "search" widget

What to put on the GHER twitter account?

  • Links of web pages about oceanography (with a small description, since links are shortened)
  • Pictures of results (use the "Add an image" icon, below the text window)
  • New publications with the link to orbi database
  • News about the colloquium (use the #CLQ2012 hashtag)
  • Updated version of softwares (use #DIVA_GHER and #DINEOF hashtags)

Note that videos uploaded or added on youtube playlist are appear directly in the twitter feed.

Create a button

You can create all kinds of button for you web site, following the instruction of: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons#follow

Here is example:

Get a twitter logo

All kinds of logo are available at https://twitter.com/about/resources/logos


<script charset="utf-8" src="http://widgets.twimg.com/j/2/widget.js"></script> <script> new TWTR.Widget({

 version: 2,
 type: 'profile',
 rpp: 4,
 interval: 30000,
 width: 250,
 height: 300,
 theme: {
   shell: {
     background: '#333333',
     color: '#ffffff'
   },
   tweets: {
     background: '#000000',
     color: '#ffffff',
     links: '#4aed05'
   }
 },
 features: {
   scrollbar: false,
   loop: false,
   live: false,
   behavior: 'all'
 }

}).render().setUser('GHER_ULg').start(); </script>

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